The Constitution -- Behind Closed Doors
Students gain insight into the special interests delegates brought to the convention and the compromises made in order to form the most revolutionary document on the history of the world.
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Equal Rights? The Woman's Movement from Suffrage to Schlafly
If you've never heard of the Equal Rights Amendment, it's probably because there isn't one in the United States Constitution. Delve into the contentious history behind the ERA, its founders and supporters, and reasons for its political...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World War II Alien Enemy Control Program
Students become familiar with the concepts of human rights and constitutional rights. They have an increased awareness of the historical record as to the cessation of these rights, especially in regards to children during WWII. It is...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Constitution: Counter Revolution or National Salvation?
Young scholars take a close look at the foundations of American government. In this U.S. Constitution lesson plan, students analyze the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution. Young scholars...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History